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Get Outdoors: Learn More About Plants

Time to get outside and go on an adventure! Here are a list of books to help you explore your surroundings. Learn more about plants and even go on a foraging trip!
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Celebrate Loving Day for Tweens & Teens

Celebrate Loving Day by checking out novels featuring stories of biracial teens & tweens or interracial first love. "The “Loving” in Loving Day is actually the last name of Mildred and Richard Loving. The Loving Day Story begins when they were arrested for being married in 1958 because they were an interracial couple living in Virginia.
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Celebrate Loving Day for Families

Celebrate Loving Day by sharing stories of families brought together by love. "The “Loving” in Loving Day is actually the last name of Mildred and Richard Loving. The Loving Day Story begins when they were arrested for being married in 1958 because they were an interracial couple living in Virginia.
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SC Picture Book Award Nominees 2021-2022

Since 1976 when sixteen schools participated, the South Carolina Book Award program created by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians has expanded to include almost 64,000 participating students. The program includes a vetting process for each of the four levels of books:  Picture Book, Children's, Junior and Young Adult.  
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SC Junior Book Award Nominees 2021-2022

Since 1976 when sixteen schools participated, the South Carolina Book Award program created by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians has expanded to include almost 64,000 participating students. The program includes a vetting process for each of the four levels of books:  Picture Book, Children's, Junior and Young Adult.  

Jul 17 10:30 a.m.

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Richland Library Online

Step! Hop! Twirl! Family Storytime

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SC Children's Book Award Nominees 2021-2022

Since 1976 when sixteen schools participated, the South Carolina Book Award program created by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians has expanded to include almost 64,000 participating students. The program includes a vetting process for each of the four levels of books:  Picture Book, Children's, Junior and Young Adult.  
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Read All About It: Children's Books Featuring Muslim Characters

Take a look at the titles below to learn more about the Muslim religion and to read captivating stories about the Muslim Experience. Looking for even more good books?  Check out our personalized recommendations or call us at 803-799-9084. Find more resources on race, equity, and inclusion, here.
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Read All About It: Dinosaurs & Fossils

Dig into these books all about dinosaurs and fossils.  Discover how we learned about dinosaurs from their bones and what they left behind.  Find out about paleontologists like Mary Anning and Barnum Brown.   Looking for even more good books?  Check out our personalized recommendations or call us at 803-799-9084. 
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CSMCL's Best Multicultural Children's Books of 2020

The following books were all named in the Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature's Best Multicultural Children's Books of 2020 . This list offers a variety of picture books, novels, and nonfiction for children and teens. Want more books?  Ask your librarian for their recommendations or call the Children's Room at Richland Library Main (803.929.3434).  We can send books to your closest Richland Library location.   
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Richland Library Main

Making Summer Count

Avoid the Summer Slide with a summer full of reading and learning thanks to expert book suggestions, the Summer Learning Challenge and, of course, school reading lists. 

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Richland Library Cooper

¡Que Rico!: Stuffed Honduran Pastelitos

Bring the rich flavors of our community to life in your kitchen! Try our Stuffed Honduran Pastelitos—inspired by a recipe from one of our ¡Que Rico!: Community Cookbook contributors, Karin Cantarero.

Jun 10 10:00 a.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Outdoor Family Storytime/ Cuentacuentos en el Patio de Northeast

Aug 12 10:00 a.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Outdoor Family Storytime/ Cuentacuentos en el Patio de Northeast

Jul 29 10:00 a.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Outdoor Family Storytime/ Cuentacuentos en el Patio de Northeast

Jul 15 10:00 a.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Outdoor Family Storytime/ Cuentacuentos en el Patio de Northeast

Jul 01 10:00 a.m.

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Richland Library Northeast

Outdoor Family Storytime/ Cuentacuentos en el Patio de Northeast

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Homeschooling in the Summer

Homeschooling can take place year-round. If you are wanting to get in some school days this summer, try unit studies. Pick a hot summer topic and explore it together. Bugs, camping, backyard science... the summer is full of great opportunities for learning!  
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Richland Library North Main

Dance Columbia!

When Disco Was King!

Jul 28 10:30 a.m.

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Richland Library Online

NiA presents: The Little Garnet Gamecock (and The Mr. Darion Who Cried Tiger)

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Richland Library Main

Famously Hotspots

From schools to libraries, community centers and more, here's a list of public Wi-Fi spots in Richland County.

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Richland Library Edgewood

DIY Egg Carton Flower Bouquet

Ready to plant the seeds of creativity in your kiddo? Grab these common household items and usher in a burst of color and creativity.

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Where to Start Your Anime Journey

Anime can be an overwhelming medium, especially for someone new. This collection of anime movies are a great starting point to begin your exploration of the medium. Works range from family friendly works by Hayao Miyazaki to the deep and psychological works of the late Satoshi Kon. Whichever you choose, you're bound to find a new world in anime.